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History and visit the Bibliothèque Mazarine in Paris
Mazarine Library is the oldest library accessible to the public in France. It is located in the 6th arrondissement of Paris on the Quai de Conti. It comes from the individual library of Cardinal Mazarin. It is part of the Palace of the institute is under the Ministry of Higher Education and Research.
Cardinal Mazarin had two personal libraries. Enlargements were made to libraries by Gabriel Naudé. At the beginning, the library had about 6,000 volumes obtained by a scientist Jean Descordes canon of Limoges.
The library collection does not stop growing after the acquisition of books from Italy, England, Germany, Holland and the collection of Cardinal de Tournon. The Bibliothèque Mazarine was spared a closure during the revolution. It was confiscated by the revolutionaries.
Mazarine library has three hundred and fifty years of existence and still is a place for study and research. It has roughly 600,000 volumes turned to literary history, religion, culture of the Middle Ages and to the history of France between the 16th and 17th centuries. It has more than 4,600 manuscripts including 1,500 medieval manuscripts, incunabula and 2370, a copy of the Mazarine Bible. It retains some funds received between the 19th and 20th century as funds Arsene Thiébaut Berneaud and funds Pierre Antoine Lebrun.
The facade of the Mazarine library consists of three arches surmounted by exquisite carvings. The inclusion of the name of the library is crowned by a magnificent pediment. The reading room is a large room decorated with woodwork, busts of famous characters, chandeliers.
Transferred to the Bibliothèque Mazarine in Paris Mazarine Library is located 19.6 km from Orly Airport to 29.5 km from Charles de Gaulle Airport and 90.2 km from the airport of Beauvais.